Blizzard Blowing Snow Wind

+60mph Winds

Wind gust over 60mph and wintry weather has caused many issues in South Dakota.  Interstate 90 has been shutdown from Wyoming to Chamberlain and many highways are completely blocked.  At 9:00pm CDT, Rapid City was reporting a wind gust of 63mph.  Not too far behind was Pierre with a 51mph, Philip and Pine Ridge with Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Flooding Freezing Rain Heavy Rain Snow Storm Alert Wind Winter

Storm Reports So Far

Photo Credit: Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Impacts from this powerful storm system has been seen across the state today.  From blizzard conditions that have shutdown Interstate 90 to flooding from heavy rains as been seen.  So far, the highest snowfall report has came in from near Norris with 8.2 inches.   The highest rainfall report for Read More…

Blizzard Blowing Snow Flooding Freezing Rain Heavy Rain Snow Storm Alert Wind Winter

Storm Details

A powerful storm is forecast to bring rain, freezing rain, heavy wet snows, blizzard conditions, risk of flooding and even thunderstorms to the state on Wednesday into Thursday.  Already Blizzard Warnings, Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Storm Watches and Flood Watches are in effect for the state.  For the latest on the weather alerts, please visit Read More…

Blowing Snow Snow Winter

Road Closures

From the state of South Dakota… Interstate 29 is closed effective immediately from the North Dakota border to Watertown, both north and southbound lanes. Interstate 90 is closed from Wall to Mitchell effective immediately, both east and westbound lanes. While visibility is improving west river, there are limited accommodations east of Wall. Travel across much Read More…

Blowing Snow Freezing Rain Snow Storm Alert Winter

Storm’s Headaches

Slippery ice, snow and slush covered roads are creating issues for motorist today.  This image below is from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office in western, South Dakota showing a motorist in the ditch. The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reporting most the highways in the state are slippery and requesting motorist to slow down Read More…

Blowing Snow Snow Storm Alert Winter

Storm On Track

A strong March winter storm is still on track to impact the state this weekend. The National Weather Service has placed northern, south-central, central and east-central parts of the state under a Winter Storm Warning.  Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for southwest, South Dakota as lesser snow amounts are forecast.  Winter Storm Watches remain Read More…